Simple Speed Dial

Simple Speed Dial

A speed dial functionally similar to the one used in Opera.

Simple Speed Dial
What is Simple Speed Dial?
Simple Speed Dial is a user-friendly Chrome extension created specifically for those transitioning from Opera. It serves as a clean, easy-to-use speed-dial that facilitates quick access to bookmark folders, allowing users to add, delete and reorder bookmarks smoothly. Despite some variations with Opera's internal thumbnail generation, the extension leverages an effective external service to deliver top-tier performance.
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.21 (433)
Version: 2.5.0 (Last updated: 2014-08-08)
Creation date: 2014-08-08
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
  • background
  • bookmarks
  • storage
Size: 63.89K
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----- Release Notes ----- 2.5.0: Update of thumbnail generation service and other minor enhancements 2.4.6: Added vertical centering option 2.4.5: General code maintenance 2.4.4: Vertical centering bug, general enhancements 2.4.3: Resolved vertical centering bug 2.4.2: Performance improvements 2.4.1: Minor permission and style fixes 2.4.0: More comprehensive settings, shortcuts for opening dials, performance enhancements 2.3.0: Sync across computers, various speed and performance improvements 2.2,0: Custom icons for thumbs, performance improvements 2.1.1: Option to select a background colour 2.1.0: Drag and drop library changed. Number of minor code and interface improvements 2.0.0: Large-scale code rewrite. Bookmarks can now be edited 1.2.3: Miscellaneous tidy up

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User reviews
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  • light and simple
  • customizable
  • uses bookmark system as source of tiles
  • cannot use picture or url as background
  • auto previews not working
  • huge space between dials and top of page
  • unable to manually add dials
Most mentioned
  • best speed dial for chrome
  • similar to Opera speed dial
  • does not require permission to view and change info on every site
  • unable to use pictures or urls as background
Recent reviews
Wonderful! There are some features I would like to have. ・Use images in the background (local address and URI) ・Apply images to each folder individually ・Select EDIT mode or normal use mode (I often move or delete by mistake)
by shad mew shad mew, 2024-02-21

to display icons I found[URL] (sould be replaced in advanced options)
by Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi, 2023-08-20

Всё отлично. Никаких внешних запросов. Чтобы генерировались миниатюры, нужно открыть доп. настройки и там вставить урл:[URL]
by Leonid Leonidukg Leonid Leonidukg, 2023-06-22
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Risk impact

Simple Speed Dial is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Simple Speed Dial has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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